Andrew Hegarty was the son of Dr Andrew and Mary Hegarty. Andrew was born on 3rd March 1883 in Kilrea. His father was a Physician and Surgeon at Queens University, Ireland. Andrew too went became a medical student. Andrew Hegarty married May Barry Hegarty. Andrew received his commission on 26th July 1915, being attached as medical officer to a battery of Field Artillery. Lieutenant Andrew Hegarty was serving with the Royal Army Medical Corps (R.A.M.C.), when he was killed in action near Ypres on 16th December 1915. He was 32 years old. Two of his brothers, Lieutenant John Hegarty, Royal Army Medical Corps, and Mr Patrick Hegarty, of the Motor Section, Army Service Corps, also served.
The cemetery is located to the North-West of Ieper. From the station turn left and drive along M.Fochlaan to the roundabout, turn right and go to the next roundabout. Here turn left into M.Haiglaan and continue for 300 metres and then turn right into M.Plumerlaan. The cemetery is on the right hand side, approximately 200 metres along the road.